Speaker Profile

Sigrid G. Zialcita

Managing Director, Research and Advisory Services Asia Pacific, Cushman & Wakefield

As Head of Research and Advisory Services for the Asia Pacific region, Sigrid is responsible for establishing and leading a regional research group that provides thought leadership across 15 countries in Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, she regularly briefs real estate investment trusts (REITs), institutional investors as well as key global occupier clients on the firm's market views and outlook.  She has provided consultancy on numerous projects, and her views on global economic, public policy and real estate issues are widely sought after in the industry.  She is a frequent speaker at industry events hosted by CoreNet, BOMA, ULI, RICS, American Chamber of Commerce, British Chamber of Commerce, ICSC, and Property Guru among others.  Her commentary on commercial and residential real estate markets is regularly featured in a wide array of global publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Bloomberg, New York Times and Reuters. Additionally, she has made several television appearances on financial networks and radio such as CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, National Public Radio and Channel News Asia.  She holds a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Master of Arts in Economics from Pennsylvania State University.